Toys Tour Goes Star-Studded With 110-Boat Fleet

<!– Event Coverage: Toys Tour Goes Star-Studded With 110-Boat Fleet –> From a timing perspective, the annual Toys Tour event on the St. Johns Rivers seems ripe for failure. It happens in Palatka, Fla., on the first weekend in December, which isn’t inherently “bad,” but the happening does follow the Offshore Powerboat Association Englewood Beach […]

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Florida Powerboat Club Nails Down 2023 Schedule

<!– In the News: Florida Powerboat Club Nails Down 2023 Schedule –> For the balance of 2023, Stu Jones of the Florida Powerboat Club gets to drop the event organizing and production reins. The club’s 30th Key West Poker Run—held earlier this month—is successfully in the books despite challenges created by sub-tropical storm Nicole. But […]

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Canvas to Transom

From Jimmy Buffett to Capt. Jack Sparrow, how a Florida artist became the world’s most elusive faux-teak painter. Photos by Mary Beth Koeth From Jimmy Buffett to Capt. Jack Sparrow, how a Florida artist became the world’s most elusive faux-teak painter. When you behold almost any masterfully painted faux teak patterned transom, you may notice […]

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Association of Bahamas Marina App

The Association of Bahamas Marinas announces an expansion of their digital presence by adding a new mobile app available for both IOS and Android to complement their existing website. The new offering provides users of Android and Apple devices with real time updates about all member marinas, allied service members, as well as view current […]

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Norwegian Prima: A Luxury Hotel at Sea

Cruise Ships: A Luxury Hotel at Sea Norwegian Cruise Lines Prima Every boater craves their time on the water, whether they’re heading out for a day of fishing or a weekend jaunt to the Bahamas. However, some avid cruisers enjoy traveling to new places that may be too far to reach with their own boat. […]

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Wahoo on a Fly

Fresh Wahoo steaks straight from your boat’s cooler to the grill..not much can beat that! Wahoos are an angler’s favorite. Not only for the traditional rod and reel fisherman but also for fly fisherman, too. Catching a Wahoo on the fly is one of the most thrilling experiences. They are big, fast, and FIERCE. And […]

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Get to the Adventure Faster

Relax onboard your new yacht with friends and embrace your next adventure. Newcoast Owning a boat or yacht is exciting and fun. You get to cruise in sunny, warm places. You can hang out with family and friends in new destinations. And you can enjoy everything from wakeboarding to sightseeing in destinations that other people […]

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Statewide Tips for Finding and Fooling Golden Tilefish

In Florida and The Bahamas, widespread anglers are fortunate to have a massive variety of offshore game fish roaming the region’s diverse deep-water venues. From the very surface where pelagic predators feed with fervor to the dark depths where demersal species reign supreme, there’s no telling what any given blue water adventure might produce. Although […]

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Welsh manufacturer expands to the U.S.

A Welsh marine equipment manufacturer is on track to open a dedicated base in the U.S. with support from the Welsh Government. Makefast Group designs and manufactures equipment for the marine and safety industries, as well as systems for super yachts and luxury boats including retractable sunroofs, awning units, and bathing platforms. The company is […]

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Riva 76 Bahamas

Sense of Style The Riva 76 Bahamas is a dayboat on steroids that impresses with its attention to detail and a movable hardtop unlike most any other. It’s rather difficult for a yacht to set itself apart at the Cannes Yachting Festival, where the glitziest new offerings from Europe’s top builders convene on a picturesque and […]

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Fishing in Bimini: 48 Miles From Miami

Bimini’s close proximity to to southeast Florida makes it one of the most popular sport fishing venues in The Bahamas for anglers from the Sunshine State and beyond. Sitting only about 50 miles from Miami, a short crossing by boat or an even shorter flight, opens up a whole new world at this tranquil locale […]

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World Record Catches Likely to Stand Forever

World records come and world records go. That may sound a bit cavalier describing something as priceless and prestigious as an all-tackle world record, particularly for major game fish. But the fact is that such records are often surprisingly fleeting, broken by a larger fish caught years, months or even weeks later. In fact, there […]

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A Guide to Slow Pitch Jigging in The Bahamas

For Floridians, particularly in the southeast reaches of the Sunshine State, fishing in The Bahamas is a unique treat that seems too good to be true. However, the reality is that just a short venture across the Gulf Stream puts you in a whole new world with opportunities. There’s always something to catch in Bahamian […]

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Pursuit OS 445

The Pursuit OS 445 comes standard with triple Yamaha 425 XTO Offshore V-8 outboards. Courtesy Pursuit Boats While some anglers might view anything other than a center-console as a “gentleman’s” boat, Pursuit’s OS 445 powered by triple Yamaha 425 XTO outboards is a modern take on an express sport-fisher. Its ability to enclose the bridge […]

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Nine of the Greatest Wahoo Ever Caught

A nice wahoo, still brightly lit, comes to gaff after a pair of blazing runs. Zach Stovall Wahoo — the biggest, fastest and most prized of the mackerels is a global gamefish. This list shows just how worldwide are these pelagic nomads, caught in all tropical and warm-temperate oceans. These nine outstanding world-record catches aren’t […]

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Boat of the Year Finalists for 2022

Boating’s editors test more than 100 boats per year in just about every category. During 2022, our editors once again tested more than 100 boats, including PWC, 16-foot-long runabouts, cruisers, dayboats, and center-console boats in excess of 50 feet length overall. We tested gas boats, diesel boats, electric boats, jet boats, outboard boats, inboard boats, […]

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